Author(s): Dan Burstein & Arne de Keijzer (eds)
From the team that brought you Secrets of the Code: The Unauthorised Guide to the Secrets of The Da Vinci Code comes the first literary companion to Dan Brown's bestselling novel, Angels & Demons Set against the backdrop of beautiful Baroque Rome, Secrets of Angels & Demons takes you inside the Vatican to see how the process of conclave and papal selection really works - and who may be elected the next time white smoke is seen at the Vatican. Readers will explore the world of Bernini, master artist of the Baroque era, and the secret meaning behind his symbolism...What really happened in the trial of Galileo...The impact of the Illuminati, the Freemasons, and otehr secret societies on European and American history...The real state of the art of antimatter technology...The centuries-old debate between science and religion... Building on the model they created for Secrets of the Code: The Unauthorised Guide to the Mysteries of The Da Vinci Code editors Dan Burstein and Arne de Keijzer now take readers on an extended tour of the thought-provoking ideas infusing Dan Brown's thriller, Angels & Demons. Millions of readers want to separate fact from fiction in these books. The 'Scerets' series teases apart the real and the imagined within the historical labyrinth of conspiracies, cover-ups, messages encoded in famous artworks, secret societies, and mystical knowledge. Secrets of Angels & Demons: The Unauthorised Guide to the Bestselling Novel is must reading for anyone fascinated with Dan Brown's historical mysteries - Angels & Demons and The Da Vinci Code. Here are world-class historians, technologists, symbologists, occultists, linguists, and writers and thinkers of all types discussing and debating the issues triggered by Dan Brown's murder mystery. Burstein and de Keijzer have drawn together this authoritative group of experts to penetrate and explore Angels & Demons, and to begin an exciting, engaging conversation for and with the millions who have read this book.